26th February 2019 Ian Freeman

Oxford Mail

Coverage in the Oxford Mail of the anual Cowley Convey:

A RALLY car which raced to Mexico nearly 50 years ago returned home to Cowley this morning for the first time since it was built.

The Maxi, one of the first 500 built at the plant in 1969, led a convoy of classics out onto the streets of Oxford, part of an annual pilgrimage to celebrate the opening of Nuffield Place for the summer season.

Driven by Bron Burrell, who was also behind the wheel all those years ago, the car was making a pit-stop in the city before it attempts to finish the rally it was forced to abort in 1970…

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